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2017 Big Data in Medicine - Tools, Transformation and Translation Meeting.

last modified Jul 21, 2017 04:56 PM
Big Data in Medicine - Tools, Transformation and Translation 2017 meeting was coordinated by Cambridge Infectious Diseases and Big Data on 4 July at Homerton College, Cambridge. Posted: 9 July 2017

In 2017, the  conference attracted over 200 together researchers in life science and medicine with mathematicians, statisticians, computer scientists, engineers, and others providing a showcase for cutting edge research and an opportunity for networking across the Cambridge community and beyond.

This year, the Big Data in Medicine Conference focused on: tools and technologies to capture, manage, and process medical, medically-related and health-related Big Data; methods for transforming these data into useable and useful units of information; and the processes for translating Big Data science into useable deliverables to change healthcare. Themes included:

  • Tools and technologies for Big Data in Medicine – advances in statistics, mathematics, computer science, IT platforms and interdisciplinary data science, which are creating new opportunities to manage and interpret large, complex and varied sources of health data.
  • Applications and opportunities for using big data in transforming medical sciencethrough cross-cutting and interdisciplinary work including image analysis, drug discovery, multi-omics and advanced epidemiology
  • Exploring how advances in medical data science are being translated into routine clinical care, providing decision support and opening opportunities for personalised and precision medicine

 You can download the abstracts and bios of speakers here

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